Britain's GCHQ spy agency deploys armed guards for first time

February 16, 2015 3:48 PM

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Britain's GCHQ spy agency deploys armed guards for first time

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping agency has for the first time deployed armed police guards in front of its headquarters outside London, a spokeswoman said on Monday, citing the heightened risk of an attack by militants.

Britain raised its terrorism alert last August to the second-highest level with Prime Minister David Cameron saying the Islamic State group operating in Syria and Iraq posed the country's greatest security risk.

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